Newport’s Winter Games starts this weekend with speed skating

NEWPORT — Newport’s Winter Games gets underway this weekend, starting January 31 and February 1, with the North American Speedskating Championships. The event will take place on the 700 meter Hutch Jenness Speedskating Oval

Memphremagog Pond Hockey Classic coming soon, registration open

NEWPORT — Organizers are hard at work clearing the ice near Prouty Beach for this year’s Memphremagog Pond Hockey Classic. The Poulos Insurance pond hockey team will be back to defend their title as

Police say road conditions a factor in deadly crash on I-91

LYNDONVILLE — Police have released the names of the two victims in the deadly crash that took place northbound on I-91 near the Lyndonville and St. Johnsbury line Friday night. They are also saying

Deadly three-car crash on I-91 near St. Johnsbury and Lyndonville town line Friday night

LYNDONVILLE — A three-car crash northbound on I-91 near the St. Johnsbury and Lyndonville town line left two people dead Friday night. Police say that the preliminary investigation shows that a 2009 Toyota Corolla

Newport recognized for its commitment to be an Age Friendly City

NEWPORT — At a press conference Thursday, Newport Mayor Paul Monette and the City of Newport were formally recognized for the city’s commitment and progress to date as a participant in AARP’s Network of

Delivery man falls inside wood chip bin at North Country Hospital

NEWPORT — There was more action at North Country Hospital on Thursday, after a delivery man fell inside a wood chip bin while delivering a load of wood chips used to power a heating

Two reports of vandalism in Westfield on Tuesday

WESTFIELD — There were two reports of vandalism on Buck Hill Road in Westfield on Tuesday. Police say that a window was smashed out of a residence located at 716 Buck Hill Road. The

Robbie Burns Event at the MAC a Success

NEWPORT — On Sunday the MAC Center for the Arts held their first annual Robbie Burns Day Event to great accolades. While the frightful weather forecast hindered some from venturing out, a tribe of

Career Center Students to hold ice fishing tournament for local charities this weekend

NEWPORT — The North Country Career Center Welding Program students are holding an ice fishing tournament from 12:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 24, until 12:00 p.m on Sunday, January 25. The tournament will take

Newport man turns himself in after seeing his picture on the evening news

JAY — A 54-year-old man from Newport turned himself in to police Tuesday night after he saw images of himself on the evening news walking out of the Jay Country Store wearing a vest

Community Commons meeting tomorrow in Newport focusing on local French culture

NEWPORT — The Community Commons meetings, which take place every third Wednesday each month, will be meeting tomorrow at the Gateway Center, from 6 to 8 p.m. Remember when French was heard in every

North Country Hospital without water Monday after water line break

NEWPORT — A water line break at North Country Hospital on Monday left certain non-emergency services closed throughout the day while crews worked to repair the damage. The break was discovered at 4 a.m.

Charlie Chaplin films to be screened in Newport

NEWPORT — In 1914, Charles Chaplin appeared for the first time in a costume which over a hundred years later is instantly recognizable. During his long life and career, Chaplin famously enjoyed the prestige

MAC Center for the Arts to host Robbie Burns Event

NEWPORT — Break out your tartan (plaid) tammies, tassles, knickers and kilts and come out to the MAC Center for the Arts to celebrate poet Robbie Burns, January 18, 2015, from 2:00 – 4:00

Derby man arrested Friday night in Barton

BARTON — A 41-year-old man from Derby was arrested in Barton late Friday night after a routine traffic stop turned up that the vehicle had been reported stolen in Maryland the day before. Police

At least 20 ice fishing shanties broken into on Lake Salem in Derby

DERBY — Police say that at least 20 ice fishing shanties, possibly more, were broken into on Lake Salem in Derby this week. According to a statement issued by the Vermont State Police, the

Community rallies behind baby Zakeyah

NEWPORT — Days before turning 7 months old, baby Zakeyah was on the verge of learning to crawl. She was a healthy, vibrant, beautiful baby girl from North Troy. All of a sudden, she

Lyndon State ranked #6 in Electronic Journalism in nationwide poll

LYNDONVILLE — Lyndon State College’s Electronic Journalism Arts Department has been ranked sixth in an annual nationwide survey in NewsPro magazine. The 2014 poll was distributed on and to members of the Radio

Irasburg man pleads not guilty to First Degree Aggravated Domestic Assault

NEWPORT — Aaron Heath, of Irasburg, was arraigned Monday in Newport in the Vermont Superior Court, Orleans Criminal Division, on one felony count of First Degree Aggravated Domestic Assault. According to documents filed with

Velasquez back in Vermont to face charges

DERBY LINE — The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) arrived last week at the Derby Line port of entry with Valentina Velasquez. Velasquez, the suspect in an attempted armed robbery that took place in